Hamilton would feel that his ideals have been realized since he advocated for an industrialized nation, and today, America is an industrial giant, a global hub for commercial and manufacturing activities. He also envisioned the US to have a strong central government, which has been realized today as there is a strong federal government. In contrast, the Jeffersonian belief of stronger state governments has been partially achieved since the federal government remains to be stronger.
I would have voted for Adams because his beliefs were important in shaping America. He was opposed to slavery and tried to abolish it once the US gained independence. He emphasized on manufacturing and was inclined to the formation of the federal government. These characteristics are what constitute the American society. A strong federal government he strongly advocated for is what kept the southern states from seceding, and he also paved the way for an egalitarian America free from...